Athletic – Barcelona

I’m sorry, but there is absolutely no excuse for this lineup before a midweek Champions League match, and this is a match that isn’t even necessary for the league. On a brighter note, go read Linda’s excellent post. Now.   Starting XI: Valdes Alves Pique Abidal Alba Xavi Song Thiago Pedro Cesc Alexis Bench: Pinto, Messi, Villa,… Continue reading Athletic – Barcelona

Barcelona – Athletico Liveblog

It’s a number one against number two clash. Come wring your hands and drink your beverages on BFB’s couch. Starting XI: Valdes Adriano Pique Puyol Alba Busquets Xavi Iniesta Pedro Messi Sanchez Bench: Pinto Mascherano Alves Song Thiago Villa Tello   Liveblog will be up shortly

Barcelona – Athletic Liveblog

Tough match today, can we continue our record setting start to the season?   Starting XI: Valdes, Adriano, Mascherano, Pique, Alba, Xavi, Busquets, Fabregas, Pedro, Messi, Iniesta Bench: Pinto, Puyol, Montoya, Song, Thiago, Villa, Tello Athletic XI: Iraizoz Ramalho Ekiza Amorebieta Aurtenetxe De Marcos Iturraspe Herrera Susaeta Aduriz Ibai   Join me shortly before the match at… Continue reading Barcelona – Athletic Liveblog

Barcelona – Levante Liveblog

It’s hard as Frak for me to set these things up on my smartphone, so we’re going to have a Spartan layout today. Liveblog will be up 15 minutes or so before makick kickoff.   Staring XI: Valdes, Alves, Piqué, Puyol, Alba, Xavi, Busquets, Fabregas, Pedro, Mesi, Iniesta   Bench: Pinto, Montoya, Mascherano, Adriano, Thiago,… Continue reading Barcelona – Levante Liveblog

Mallorca – Barcelona Liveblog

I’m running late (I was born late and I never caught up), so let’s get straight to business: Starting XI: Valdes, Alves, Mascherano, Pique, Alba, Xavi, Busquets, Fabregas, Tello, Messi, Villa Bench: Pinto, Montoya, Bartra, Song, Iniesta, Alexis, Pedro   Starting in 3…2…1…

Jornada 2: Osasuna – Barcelona Liveblog

It’s a return to Liga action and Barcelona faces Osasuna. Fontas, Dos Santos, and Afellay didn’t travel today – make of that what you will. Montoya and Bartra were left out of the match squad. Starting XI: Valdes, Alves, Pique, Puyol, Alba, Busquets, Fabregas, Iniesta, Sanchez, Messi, Tello Bench: Pinto, Mascherano, Adriano, Song, Xavi, Pedro,… Continue reading Jornada 2: Osasuna – Barcelona Liveblog